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Digital Image Processing and Analysis: Applications with MATLAB® and CVIPtools, Third Edition

Scott E Umbaugh
December 22, 2017

Digital image processing and analysis is a field that continues to experience rapid growth, with applications in many facets of our lives. Areas such as medicine, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, communication systems, and space exploration are just a few of the application areas. This...

Optics Manufacturing: Components and Systems

Christoph Gerhard
December 21, 2017

Optical components are essential key elements in modern engineering and everyday life. The education of skilled personnel and specialists in the fields of theoretical and practical optics manufacturing is of essential importance for next-generation technologies. Against this background, this book...

Thin-Film Optical Filters, Fifth Edition

H. Angus Macleod
December 21, 2017

Praise for prior editions "an excellent treatise of thin film coatings, explaining how to produce all sorts of different filters selected according to the function they are required to play… an indispensable text for every filter manufacturer and user and an excellent guide for students." ―...

Distributed Control and Optimization Technologies in Smart Grid Systems

Fanghong Guo, Changyun Wen, Yong-Duan Song
December 20, 2017

The book aims to equalize the theoretical involvement with industrial practicality and build a bridge between academia and industry by reducing the mathematical difficulties. It provides an overview of distributed control and distributed optimization theory, followed by specific details on...

Power System Fundamentals

Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Omar Mata, Luis Ibarra, Brian MacCleery
December 20, 2017

Smart grids are linked with smart homes and smart meters. These smart grids are the new topology for generating, distributing, and consuming energy. If these smart devices are not connected in a smart grid, then they cannot work properly; hence, the conventional power systems are swiftly changing...

Power Electronics: Advanced Conversion Technologies, Second Edition

Fang Lin Luo, Hong Ye
December 19, 2017

Power Electronics is a large size technology, mainly covering four categories: the AC/DC rectifiers, DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters, and AC/AC converters. This book offers approximately 100 novel topologies of all four. The applications are used in sustainable energy generation areas, such as...

Finite Element Analyses of Eddy Current Effects in Turbogenerators

SC Bhargava
December 18, 2017

Eddy currents, so‐called owing to their general shape like "eddies", manifest as induced currents in all metallic – magnetic or non‐magnetic – regions exposed to time varying or generally alternating magnetic fields whether of power or higher frequencies. It is imperative to apply appropriate...

Handbook of Communications Systems Management: 1999 Edition

Gilbert Held
December 18, 2017

As a manager of the �90s, you know that IT departments like your own must continue to meet increasingly sophisticated end-user needs despite highly limited resources. Learn when it�s best to farm out work to consultants, when to reserve internal resources for other tasks, and how best to use your...

Principles of Electromagnetic Waves and Materials, Second Edition

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri
December 17, 2017

This book focuses primarily on senior undergraduates and graduates in Electromagnetics Waves and Materials courses. The book takes an integrative approach to the subject of electromagnetics by supplementing quintessential "old school" information and methods with instruction in the use of new...

Advanced Electromagnetic Computation, Second Edition

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri
December 17, 2017

Advanced Electromagnetic Computation with MATLAB® discusses commercial electromagnetic software, widely used in the industry. Algorithms of Finite Differences, Moment method, Finite Element method and Finite Difference Time Domain method are illustrated. Hand-computed simple examples and...

Optical MEMS, Nanophotonics, and Their Applications

Guangya Zhou, Chengkuo Lee
December 15, 2017

This book covers device design fundamentals and system applications in optical MEMS and nanophotonics. Expert authors showcase examples of how fusion of nanoelectromechanical (NEMS) with nanophotonic elements is creating powerful new photonic devices and systems including MEMS micromirrors, MEMS...

Mobile SmartLife via Sensing, Localization, and Cloud Ecosystems

Kaikai Liu, Xiaolin Li
December 13, 2017

Indoor location is one of the two most important contexts (time and location), becoming a key entry for mobile Internet. This book envisions potential indoor location applications, overviews the related state of the art technologies, and presents original patented techniques and open source...